Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays that often gets over looked with all the Christmas decorations. It is the perfect time of the year to teach your family to have an attitude of gratitude. A great way to do this is with family Bible study and printable Thanksgiving devotions.
Printable Thanksgiving Devotions on Gratitude
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because it gives us a moment to stop and ponder all of the good things that we are thankful for. Even if you have gone through hard things in the past year, there is always one single thing you can find to be thankful for.
One of the different ways that we incorporate Bible in the busy holiday season is by finding themed devotionals, Bible studies and scripture copywork to include each day.
Make sure to set aside some time each day to focus on the good things in the midst of the chaos, shopping and cooking that the holiday seasons bring. We have included lots of free resources to help you connect with your children and your whole family this busy season.
Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of this post for a free Thanksgiving scripture and poem instant download!
Thanksgiving Bible Studies
These Thanksgiving family devotions and Bible Studies can be incorporated into your homeschool days for the month of November.
Five Minute Thanksgiving Bible Study for Kids – This Bible study only takes 5 minutes a day. Each day focuses on a new verse, a look into the verse, a spot to understand the meaning of the verse, and how to apply it to your lives.
Thanksgiving Bible Study for Families – A Bible word study on the Greek word “uecharisto” which means thanks. There are discussion questions perfect to involve the whole family.
5 Day Thanksgiving Bible Lessons for Kids or Adults – A 5 day study of Thanksgiving Bible lessons to help your family come together and discuss what thankfulness truly means. This is suitable for children and also adults.
A Thankful Heart – Thanksgiving Kids Craft and Activity – This is a great kids gratitude activity that will have your children keep track of the little things that they are thankful for. There is a free printable chart and a thankful heart craft activity with instructions.
Thanksgiving Scriptures and Copywork
Copying scripture is a great way to not only practice good handwriting skills, it helps to solidify the scriptures in your heart and minds.
Thanskgiving Bible Verse Coloring Pages – Thanksgiving themed Bible verse coloring pages to focus on verses about Thanksgiving. You can use nice colored pencils or makers to fill them in with beautiful colors and then hang them up in your home.
8 Day Scripture Writing and Prayer Challenge – 8 days of devotions to focus on being thankful with a prayer challenge and scripture writing with journal reflection questions. You can involve your whole family on this one as well.
Give Thanks Copywork Printable in Cursive and Print – Copying down scriptures is a great way to meditate on the verses. These verses are for 1 Chronicles 16:34 and are available in print and cursive.
Thankfulness Scripture Copywork – This copywork packet includes 15 scriptures on Thankfulness to copy and reflect upon. Includes lined and dotted line paper.
Printable Thanksgiving Devotions
Here are some more printable devotions perfect for Thanksgiving time. These are simple, easy to follow and they are free.
7 Day Thanksgiving Family Devotion – A 7 day family devotional just in time for Thanksgiving that focuses on Psalm 105.
Attitude of Gratitude Thanksgiving Devotion – Grow an attitude of gratitude with a 5 day Thankgiving devotional perfect for homemakers.
Printable Gratitude Devotions for the Family – These gratitude devotions have printable cards that you can use and pull a new one out each day. There are scripture readings to take you through your daily devotions every single day up through Thanksgiving.
Gratitude and Thankful Journals
Gratitude journals are a nice way to get your thoughts on paper. Older kids may really enjoy journaling and writing down what they are thankful for. These also make wonderful keepsakes to look back on in the future and see everything that God has done.
Thanksgiving Journaling through the Bible Challenge – Journal through the Bible for the whole month of November with this Thankful journaling challenge.
Thanksgiving List Printable Journal – 12 Days of Thankful printable journal to reflect on the things you are thankful for.
Thanksgiving Devotionals and Journals to Purchase
Here are some great family devotionals and journals that you can use in your daily devotions for quiet time or family reading time for Thanksgiving.
Thirty Days of Thanksgiving: A Devotional for any Season of the Year – This free kindle book will encourage thoughts of Thanksgiving. This is great for a personal devotion or a devotional that can be used with a small group or your family.
A Very Thankful Prayer: A Fall Poem of Blessings and Gratitude – Teach your little ones about God’s blessings and learn how to have a grateful heart with this sweet animal themed board book on gratitude.
Give Thanks to the Lord – Teach your children how to give thanks for the wonderful things God has given them with this 31 Day Thanskgiving journal and gratitude notebook for kids.
Devotions for the Fall – This sweet devotional is perfect for the Thanksgiving season. There are 40 devotions that you can read with the whole family. It also includes simple fall recipes, and ideas for family traditions and fall activities.
More Free Resources and Scriptures for Thanksgiving
The Thanksgiving season is the perfect time to work with our children on having a grateful heart for the spiritual blessings that God has given to us. Reflect on the good things, even through the hard times by cultivating a heart of gratitude through scripture reading and copywork.
58 Bible Verses on Gratitude with Free Activities – We have included 58 Bible verses to meditate on during the Thanksgiving season. There are also links to more copywork activities and gratitude journals.
FREE Proclamations of Thanksgiving Copywork
Proclamations of Thanksgiving Copywork Volume 1 includes three Scripture passages and a Thanksgiving poem by Felicia Dorothea Hemans in print, cursive, and manuscript to trace or to copy.
This 48-page pack is a wonderful way to encourage thoughtful reflection during the Thanksgiving season or any time of year.
Included in this packet are these scripture verses and poem to study:
- Psalm 69:30 KJV
- 2 Corinthians 4:15 KJV
- Revelation 7:12 KJV
- “The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers” by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
Practice writing them out on the included sheets. You can copy and or trace them for extra practice. They include print, cursive and manuscript handwriting.
Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Mama to 4 children (one who is a homeschool graduate)! She is a an eclectic, Charlotte Mason style homeschooler that has been homeschooling for almost 20 years.. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, and Coffee!